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Long Beach, Californie

Long Beach is a ceety situatit in Los Angeles Coonty in Soothren Californie, on the Pacific coast o the Unitit States. The ceety is the 36t-lairgest ceety in the naition an the seivent-lairgest in Californie. As o 2010, its population wis 462.257 ...

Cotai

Cotai is a 5.2 square kilometre piece o newly reclaimit laund atween Taipa an Coloane islands in Macau, that haes no yet been assigned tae ony o the freguesias. The Cheenese an Portuguese names are a portmanteau o the twa islands, Coloane an Taip ...

Citroën

Citroen is a major French automobile manufacturer, pairt o the Groupe PSA group. Foondit in 1919 bi André-Gustave Citroen, Citroen wis the first mass-production caur company ootside o the USA an pioneered the modren concept o creatin a sales an s ...

Ånge Municipality

Ånge Municipality is a municipality in Västernorrland Coonty, northren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in Ånge. The railwey junction Ånge wis in 1947 made a mercat toun köping an detached frae Borgsjö. In 1971 they wur reunitit an thegither wi Haverö ...

Yesud HaMaala

Yesud HaMaala is a toun in the Northren Destrict o Israel. It wis the first modren Jewish commonty in the Hula Valley. Built in 1882, the commonty wis amang a series o agricultural settlements foondit durin the First Aliyah. The name o the veelag ...

Lykovrysi

Lykovrysi, is a suburb in the northren pairt o Athens, Greece. Syne the 2011 local govrenment reform it is pairt o the municipality Lykovrysi-Pefki, o which it is a municipal unit. Lykovrysi is accessed bi the Lykovrysi Interchynge at the GR-1/E7 ...

Salto Depairtment

Salto Depairtment is a depairtment o the northwastren region o Uruguay. It haes an aurie o 14.163 km 2 an a population o 124.878. Its caipital is the ceety o Salto. It borders Artigas Depairtment tae its north, Paysandú Depairtment tae its sooth, ...

Nancheng Destrict

Nancheng is a toun locatit in the new ceety central aurie o Dongguan, an whaur the Municipal Committee o Communist Pairty o Cheenae an the Municipal Govrenment o Dongguan situate at an aw. The destrict occupees a aurie o 59 square metres wi 17 Co ...

Daugavpils Municipality

Daugavpils Municipality is a municipality in Latgalie, Latvie. The municipality wis formit in 2009 bi mergin Ambeļi Pairish, Biķernieki Pairish, Demene Pairish, Dubna Pairish, Kalkūne Pairish, Kalupe Pairish, Laucesa Pairish, Līksna Pairish, Maļi ...

Valles Centrales de Oaxaca

The Valles Centrales is a region in the hert o the state o Oaxaca, Mexico. It includes the destricts o Etla, Centro, Zaachila, Zimatlán, Ocotlán, Tlacolula an Ejutla Aften cried simply "Los Valles" bi the fowk o Oaxaca, it is a geografical an cul ...

Khabarovsk Krai

Khabarovsk Krai is a federal subject o Roushie, locatit in the Roushie Far East. It lies maistly in the basin o the lawer Amur River, but an aa occupees a vast muntainous aurie alang the coastline o the Okhotsk Sea, an airm o the Paceefic Ocean. ...

Zhangye

Zhangye is in the centre o the Hexi Corridor. The aurie wis the frontier for hintle o Cheenaes history, formin a naitural passage tae the Central Asian portion o the empire. In fact, the name Zhangye lit. "tae extend the airm" is an abbreviation ...

Seattle

Seattle see- AT -əl) is the northrenmaist major ceety in the contiguous Unitit States, an the lairgest ceety in the Paceefic Northwast an in the state o Washington. A seaport situatit on a narrae isthmus atween Puget Sound an Lake Washington, abo ...

Mülheim

Mülheim an der Ruhr, cried "Ceety on the River" an aw, is a ceety in North Rhine-Westphalie in Germany. It is locatit in the Ruhr atween Duisburg, Essen, Oberhausen an Ratingen. It is hame o mony companies, especially in the fuid industry, sic as ...

Jiquipilco

Jiquipilco is a toun an municipality locatit in State o Mexico in Mexico. It is north o the Valley o Toluca, pairt o the region consistin o the soothren an wastren slopes o Cerro La Catedral, which haes a concentration o speakers o the Otomi leid ...

La Brigue

La Brigue is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes depairtment in sootheastren Fraunce. La Brigue became pairt o Fraunce efter World War II, when Italy wis forcit tae haund it ower in September 1947 under the terms o the 1947 Peace o Paris. Before the ...

Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica

The Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica is a municipality in wastren Slovenie, on the border wi Italy. It is pairt o the Goriška region o the Slovenie Littoral. The municipalitys main dounsets are Miren an Kostanjevica na Krasu. Miren is locatit in ...

Santa Catarina Ixtepeji

The Codex o Santa Catarina Ixtepeji in Spaingie, Códice de Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, a late 17t-early 18t century bilingual codex in the Spaingie an Zapotec leids, is a seiven-fuit-lang scroll constitutin a haund-paintit history an map recoontin p ...

Kunapipi

In Australie aboriginal meethologie, Kunapipi is a mither goddess an the patron deity o mony heroes. She gave birth tae human beins as well as tae maist animals an plants. On the ane haund she wis a Ogre Goddess fond o killin an eatin humans. Tha ...

SI

The SI is a seestem o meisurin based on the metre for lenth or displacement, kilogram for mass, an saicont for time. The metre, kilogram an saicont can be uised ane wi anither, makkin units o meisurment for ither quantities, sic as vollum, energy ...

James Cook

James Cook wis a Breetish explorer an a navigator. He was a cairt maker forbye. He made three voyages tae the Paceefic Ocean, chairtin its main shorelines.

Vermilion Bird

The Vermilion bird is ane o the Fower Seembols o the Cheenese constellations. Accordin tae Wu Xing, the Taoist five-elemental seestem, it represents the fire-element, the direction sooth, an the saison simmer correspondingly. Sicweys it is whiles ...

Ventimiglia di Sicilia

Ventimiglia di Sicilia is a toun an comune in the Metropolitan Ceety o Palermo, locatit in the autonomous region o Sicily, Italy. Though "Ventimiglia di Sicilia" is its offeecial name, in Sicilian, the ceety is kent as Calamigna. Ventimiglia wis ...

Binoculars

Binoculars are a kynd o tuil that lats fowk see hyne awa things mair clear, uisin a technology cried optics. Thay are makkit frae a pair o tubes that are haudden afore a bodys een. The tubes is prospects that haes lenses that focus licht uisin pr ...

Leipzig

Leipzig, cried Leipsic in Inglis an aw, is, wi a population o appr. 519.000, the lairgest ceety in the federal state o Saxony, Germany an in the new states o Germany. In the 17t century, Leipzig wis ane o the major European ceety-centres o learni ...

Vredefort crater

Vredefort crater is the lairgest verified impact crater tae hae existed on Earth, mair nor 300 km athort. It wis locatit in the present-day Free State Province o Sooth Africae an named efter the toun o Vredefort, which is situatit near its centre ...

Mimas

Mimas mey refer tae: Karaburun, a town and district in Turkey, umwhile cried Mimas in reference tae the Giant Mimas muin, in astronomy, a muin o Saturn merked bi a giant crater on its surface Mimas Aeneid, a son o Amycus and Theona, wha escortit ...

2009–10 Scots Seicont Diveesion

Relegatit frae Seicont Diveesion tae Thrid Diveesion Queens Pairk Stranraer Fordert frae Thrid Diveesion tae Seicont Diveesion Stenhousemuir Cowdenbeath Dumbarton

Pomezia

Pomezia is a municipality in the province o Roum, Lazio, central Italy. In 2009 it haed a population o aboot 60.000.

Cassiopeia

Cassiopea, the genus o the "upside-down" jellyfish Cassiopeia A, a supernova remnant in that constellation Cassiopeia constellation, a northren constellation representin the queen

VY Canis Majoris

VY Canis Majoris is a reid hypergiant in the constellation Canis Major. It is ane o the lairgest kent starns bi radius an aa ane o the maist luminous o its type. It is approximately 1.420 ± 120 solar radii), an aboot 1.2 kiloparsec distant frae Y ...

Birmingham (disambiguation)

Birmingham crater, a lunar crater Birmingham, a starn in the constellation Cygnus

Pegasus (disambiguation)

Pegasus constellation Pegasus II rocket Pegasus Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy, or Pegasus II Pegasus Dwarf Irregular Galaxy, or Peg DIG Pegasus rocket Pegasus satellite

Phoenix

Canadae Phoenix, Breetish Columbie Phoenix, Alberta Ireland Phoenix Park, Dublin Kiribati Phoenix Islands Mauritius Vacoas-Phoenix Sooth Africae Phoenix, Durban Unitit States Phoenix, Oregon Phoenix, Michigan Phoenix metropolitan aurie, Arizona P ...

Dawn (spacecraft)

Dawn is a space probe launched bi NASA in September 2007 wi the mission o studyin twa o the three kent protoplanets o the asteroid belt, Vesta an Ceres. It is currently in orbit aboot its seicont tairget, the dwarf planet Ceres. Dawn is the first ...

Tyre Destrict

Tyre wis a major port in Phoenician times. It grew walthy frae its far-reachin colonies an industries o purpie-dyed textiles. This attractit the attention o conquerors amang them the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar an Alexander the Great.

Rumi

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, kent as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī an aw, Mevlânâ / Mawlānā, Mevlevî / Mawlawī, an mair popularly simply as Rumi, wis a 13t-century Persie Sunni Muslim poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, an Sufi mystic. Rumis ...

Xi

Xi state, an auncient Cheenese state durin the Shang an Zhou Dynasties Xi Coonty, Shanxi, Cheenae Xi River, wastren tributary o the Pearl River in soothern Cheenae Xi Coonty, Henan, Cheenae

Skövde Municipality

Skövde Municipality is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the ceety o Skövde. The present municipality wis formit in 1971 when the Ceety of Skövde wis amalgamatit wi five surroondin municipalities. ...

Ornithischia

Ornithischia or Predentata is an extinct order o beakit, yerbivorous dinosaurs. The name ornithischia is derived frae the Greek ornitheos meanin o a bird an ischion meanin hip joint. Thay are kent as the bird-hipped dinosaurs acause o thair bird- ...

Lignin

Lignin or lignen is a complex polymer o aromatic alcohols kent as monolignols. It is maist commonly derived frae wid, an is an integral pairt o the seicontary cell waws o plants an some algae. The term wis introduced in 1819 bi de Candolle an is ...

Rheum (plant)

Rheum is a genus o aboot 60 perennial plants in the faimily Polygonaceae. The genus includes the vegetable rhubarub The species hae muckle somewhit triangular shaped leaves wi lang, fleshy petioles. The flouers are smaw, greenish-white tae rose-r ...

Pig

A pig is ony o the ainimals in the genus Sus, within the even-taed ungulate faimily Suidae. Pigs include the domestic pig an its auncestor, the common Eurasie wild boar, alang wi ither species; relatit craiturs ootside the genus include the pecca ...

Equidae

Equidae is the taxonomic faimily o horse an relatit ainimals, includin the extant horse, donkeys, an zebras, an mony ither species kent anly frae fossils.

Ericaceae

Ericaceae, commonly kent as the heath or heather faimily, is a group o flouerin plants foond maist commonly in acid an infertile growin conditions. The faimily is lairge, wi roughly 4000 species spread ower 126 genera, makin it the 14t maist spec ...

Passerine

A passerine is a bird o the order Passeriformes, which includes mair nor hauf o aw bird species. A notable featur o passerines is the arrangement o thair taes which facilitates perchin. Sometimes kent as perchin birds or, less accurately, as sang ...

Nymphalidae

Nymphalidae is the lairgest faimily o butterflees wi aboot 6.000 species distribute atouer maist o the warld. Thae are uisually medium sized tae lairge butterflies. Maist species hae a reduced pair o forelegs an mony hauld thair colourfu wings fl ...

Malvaceae

The Malvaceae, or the mallows, are a faimily o flouerin plants containin ower 200 genera wi close tae 2.300 species. Well-kent members o this faimily include okra, cotton, an cacao. The lairgest genera in terms o nummer o species include Hibiscus ...

Vulpes

Within Vulpes, 12 separate an distinct extant species an fower fossil species are describit: Blanfords tod V. cana Arctic tod V. lagopus Swift tod V. velox Corsac tod V. corsac Reid tod V. vulpes includes siller tod an cross tod Kit tod V. macrot ...

Brassica

Brassica is a genus o plants in the mustard faimily. The members o the genus are collectively kent as cruciferous vegetables, cabbitches, or mustards. Crops frae this genus are whiles cried cole crops, which is derived frae the Latin caulis, mean ...